Avocados.

Through my years of cooking I’ve developed a relationship with all types of ingredients.  Although you try not to favor your kids, avocados have grown to be teacher pet in my kitchen.  They are healthy, versatile and delicious.

Packer’s Family Night

I married a Packer lover!  As a native of Wisconsin I’ve always rooted for the Packers – for as much rooting as I did.  Sure, I wanted them to win, but my interest in the Packers centered around the party and the socialization.  It was an added bonus when they won, but I didn’t really care…

Mother’s Day

I generally like things organized and planned.  I do love the element of surprise, but only when I’m giving, not receiving, the surprise.  Mother’s Day was no exception.  We were going to the Brewers game, which is a family favorite event.  We were meeting up to tailgate with grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. The cousins…

Cinderella Princess Party

I will preface this post with ‘this was probably my favorite party so far.’  Not only for how everything came together, but for how it blew my daughter’s mind.  When the party was over I remember thinking ‘we did it’ – we had made a memory!  The year before I had a convention in Orlando.  We…